Business Development Manager Automotive Sector

Recruiter
Barrett Steel
Location
Scunthorpe
Salary
Competitive depending upon experience, plus monthly bonus
Posted
09 Jul 2017
Expires
20 Jul 2017
Sector
Sales
Business Development Manager – Automotive Sector Location: Scunthorpe Salary: Competitive depending upon experience, plus monthly bonus, car / car allowance and pension after qualifying period Barrett Steel is a leading steel stockholding business employing 1100 employees across 25 locations in the UK with their own distribution fleet. With 43 companies within the group, their extensive steel processing facilities are world-class and their expertise and advanced specialist skills have ensured the outstanding success of a diverse range of high-profile projects around the globe. Our Tubes Division is well-established and has grown considerably since its inception in 1992. Our range of precision ERW tube is unrivalled with over 1000 tonnes available for immediate delivery nationwide and our leading-edge facilities and equipment enable us to provide value-added services. Due to significant growth we are now looking to recruit a Business Development Manager to join us as our expert within the automotive sector. The Role(s): The primary role of the Business Development Manager is to achieve an annual gross profit target from customers specifically within the automotive sector. Your focus will be generating revenue through the sale of the ERW precision tubes, promoted through customer visits, phone and email. This is an external role, however, we envisage the successful candidate spending 3 days out developing business and relationships and 2 days in the office in Scunthorpe. Working closely with the Branch Manager, you will develop a sales strategy to target the automotive sector, increase sales potential, whilst maximising use of the companies AS400 computer system to record all customer information and activity. In addition, you will be supported by internal Business Development Executives who will manage the day to day relationships, produce quotes etc allowing you to focus on the sales strategy and customer visits. Key responsibilities include: Being the expert within automotive whilst bringing fresh ideas to the company Ensure market trends are defined by customers, suppliers and competitor activity Develop robust sales plans and seek secure profitable market share and growth Ensure sales plans reflect the need to maximise stock levels Develop, publicise and apply a business commercial operating policy Develop and monitor customer service standards that build customer retention levels Lead negotiations with major and potential customers Ensure effective systems of control and information exist and monitor sales performance against plan to maximise profit potential The Candidates: The right people will have a willingness and ability to learn quickly and a strong “can do” attitude. You must possess excellent Business Development skills and capability with a proven track record in winning new customers and developing existing accounts. The ability to develop credibility with both customers and internal colleagues is paramount. Strong planning and organisational skills are also required for this role, as well as being committed to working in a team orientated environment. If this sounds like you and you have experience in the automotive sector, along with the desire to progress your career then you are highly encouraged to apply today. We provide a competitive salary with excellent progression opportunities associated with a large, well respected business. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/74958245

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